A Quiet Root

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“A Language of Dissent” by Holly Day

It has become imperative to create a new language
that our overlords won’t understand, something beyond
teen slang or street jive, something not so much catchy pop culture
but a lexicon suited for concise planning and destruction.
These words must make their way into newspapers
leaflets nailed to telephone poles, flashed at the bottom of television ads

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